• “We don’t see benefits of WTO,” say smallholder farmers

    Smallholder farmers through their National network of farmers groups in Tanzania (MVIWATA) have stated that they do not see any benefits for the country to continue being a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) with a belief that it supports the smallholder farmers. The latter is the only international...

  • Civil society organizations highlight shortcomings in six human rights

    Civil society organizations have raised alarm over existing gaps in important six Human Rights that they presented to the United Nations, through the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights as part of the Universal Periodic Review whereby various governments evaluate their own implementation of human rights. Among the...

  • Morogoro Regional Commissioner warns Government Officials

    Morogoro Regional Commissioner Dr. Rajabu Rutengwa warns government officials who embrace land conflicts without taking appropriate measures to curb the situation and thus allowing the problems to persist. He addressed the matter during MVIWATA 20th Annual General Meeting held at Jordan University College in Morogoro region, attended by 210 organization...

  • Smallholder farmers: This is our statement.

    Smallholder farmers in the country have released their statement that discourse a list of demands to be worked on by the elected government leaders. The statement was issued by members of Network of small-scale farmer’s group in Tanzania (MVIWATA) during their Annual General Meeting. Speaking to the participants recently in...

  • Government advised to improve supply of agricultural inputs

    Farmers in Mvomero district have advised the government to improve the system for supplying agricultural inputs for year 2015/16. The farmers who are members of the Network of Farmers Groups in Tanzania (MVIWATA), raised the statement during the debate prepared by MVIWATA in collaboration with ESAFF under the project for...

  • Switzerland supports the national farmers’ network MVIWATA

    The Swiss Embassy has extended its support to MVIWATA, a network of small-scale farmers’ groups active all over Tanzania. The contribution aims at strengthening the network’s capacity and empowering its members technically, economically and politically in farming matters.                                      A farmer in Mgeta area, Uluguru Mountains, Morogoro © FDFA In...

  • Govt declares to repossess idle land, hand it to smallholder farmers

    The government intends to repossess idle land tracts that are not being used for any economic activities and offering to landless farmers, the deputy minister of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, George Simbachawene has announced. Officiating the workshop to mark International Peasants day that was organised by the National...

  • Report launched on Int’ Day of Peasants: 46 per cent of subsidized fertilisers lost

    At least 46 percent of subsidised fertilisers does not reach the farmers as planned, retarding government efforts toward promoting agricultural sector ,a new research has revealed. Presenting research findings at a workshop to mark the International Peasants Day, which was organised on April 16 by the National Network of Farmers...

  • MVIWATA secures two seats in Constitution Assembly

    Members of Mtandao wa Vikundi vya Wakulima (MVIWATA), Veronica Sophu and Catherine Gabriel Sisuti, are among the 201 names of Constituent Assembly members appointed by President Jakaya Kikwete. In the Constituent Assembly, which commences today (February 18) in Dodoma, the two names appears in the list of 13 persons from...

“We don’t see benefits of WTO,” say smallholder farmers Smallholder farmers through their National network of farmers groups in
Civil society organizations highlight shortcomings in six human rights Civil society organizations have raised alarm over existing gaps in
Morogoro Regional Commissioner warns Government Officials Morogoro Regional Commissioner Dr. Rajabu Rutengwa warns government officials who
Smallholder farmers: This is our statement. Smallholder farmers in the country have released their statement that
Government advised to improve supply of agricultural inputs Farmers in Mvomero district have advised the government to improve
Switzerland supports the national farmers’ network MVIWATA The Swiss Embassy has extended its support to MVIWATA, a
Govt declares to repossess idle land, hand it to smallholder farmers The government intends to repossess idle land tracts that are
Report launched on Int’ Day of Peasants: 46 per cent of subsidized fertilisers lost At least 46 percent of subsidised fertilisers does not reach
MVIWATA secures two seats in Constitution Assembly Members of Mtandao wa Vikundi vya Wakulima (MVIWATA), Veronica Sophu

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